research, development & innovation

research, development & innovation

discover all of nature's possibilities

As a leader in bioengineering and bioprocesses, we naturally place RD&I at the heart of our success. More than 700 experts worldwide support this ambition and contribute every day to exploring the infinite potential of microorganisms and natural fermentation to serve human, plant and animal needs while preserving the planet. Your skills will have a direct impact on our growth and touch millions of lives worldwide.

700
RD&I experts
150
scientists on the Lesaffre Campus
63
Science applied centers
100
scientists recruited in 6 years

Why Lesaffre?

A mission worthy of your passion

We put all the power of our RD&I capabilities into nourishing and protecting the planet. So together, we can do work that truly changes the world for the better. Bring your personal passion to our innovation pipeline and you’ll discover new challenges and opportunities every day. The endless potential of fermentation and the infinite complexity of living microorganisms drive our work on—unlocking ancient understanding and fueling cutting-edge solutions to tomorrow’s questions.

A mission worthy of your passion

Make a personal impact

We organize our business around small teams who have a huge impact, meaning you will get hands-on responsibility for projects that could ultimately affect the lives of millions of people worldwide. Decentralized but highly networked, we give you the freedom to pursue your ideas and develop your career in an entrepreneurial way, exploring all the possibilities to make a difference.

Make a personal impact